Advocates, Academics Urge DOJ to Release ATF Data

A dozen organizations, including and some of our partners, joined three academics in sending a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding a serious discrepancy in DOJ’s treatment of requests for data from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) that is at odds with both the governing law and the Attorney General’s stated commitment to improving meaningful openness in DOJ and the government at large.